Seven students were awarded the James and Nell Smith Scholarship for the 2013 academic school year. Trinity Baptist Church of Lugoff administers the scholarships and selects recipients based on the qualifications expressed by James and Nell Smith. Students receive scholarships based on their academic standing, active membership in a Kershaw Baptist Association church and need. Scholarship recipients must also attend college in South Carolina.
The public is invited to Doby's Mill Elementary School (DMES) for a public meeting on Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the gazebo on the DMES fitness trail to talk about future upgrades to the trail.
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) is moving past the traditional methods it used to keep parents informed this past school year.
The S.C. Department of Education's (SCDOE) Office of Exceptional Children (OEC) held its 10th annual Research To Practice (RTP) Institute at Lugoff-Elgin Middle School (L-EMS) this week.
Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan hopes to present the Kershaw County community with a draft of a Facilities Equalization Program Phase II bond referendum by January.
All Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students and parents -- both new and returning -- should plan to attend registration later this summer at their children's schools.
Carol Przybyla and Melissa Royalty are the new principals for Camden and Pine Tree Hill elementary schools, respectively. The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees approved Przybyla as principal of Camden Elementary School and Royalty as principal of Pine Tree Hill Elementary School at its June 27 meeting. Przybyla is currently the director of federal/state programs and a curriculum specialist for the Sumter School District. In the past, ...
Some programs will continue, some may change and some may close as funding ends for the Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) Safe Schools/Healthy Students grant in 2014. SS/HS Initiative Director Kevin Rhodes briefed the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees on the possible changes during its meeting Thursday. "Assessing where we are and where we are going to go" is an important ...
Maggie Ward, a 2013 Camden High School, recently received one of six Ken Bower Scholarships this year.
Kershaw County School District (KCSD) personnel teamed up to create a brand new parenting class designed to show Kershaw County parents how to lead by example. KCSD's Adult Education and Title One Division and Kershaw County's ACT Work Ready Community department worked together to create a three- hour class, two mornings each week for eight weeks to improve family literacy and help parents increase their employability skills. Class curriculum included family ...
More than 70 adult students received their GEDs or high school diplomas from the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Adult Education program this year.
The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees unanimously passed, 6-0, the Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) $69 million budget for the 2013-14 school year. Trustees Louis Clyburn, Don Copley and Nissary Wood were absent from the June 4 meeting at the district's offices.
Seniors in the Camden Military Class of 2013 are as follows: Jamar A. Luciano Arrindell, Silverspring, MD; Brandon Shane Blackwell, Hartsville, SC; Javai Marquette Bolling, Upper Marlboro, MD; Frank J. Caputo, Brooklyn, NY; Caleb Malik Charles, Atlanta, GA; Timothy Darrel Coleman, Jr., Evanston, IL; Ryan Andrew Collins, Ft. Mill, SC; Jonathan Radcliffe Cooper, Benton, NC; Julian Carter Crabtree, Browns Summit, NC; John Burton Davy, Ft. Lauderdale, ...
Wateree Elementary school students from Mrs. Joni Baker's class LB Benavidez, Evelyn Register, Ashtlyn Landy, and Marshall Bullock dressed as Native Americans and Pilgrims to celebrate Kindergarten's "First Thanksgiving."
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) received an unmodified opinion on its Fiscal Year 2012-13 audit.
Sixth grade students at Camden Middle School (CMS) recently celebrated Mummy Day, a culmination of a unit of study on Ancient Egypt. During the school day, students traveled to four stations where they participated in cross curriculum activities. Students created life-size sarcophagi, found the surface area of pyramids that they then constructed, participated in a virtual pharaoh's mummification process, and then mummified chicken legs.
The 84 children of the Montessori School of Camden anxiously awaited the arrival of their grandparents and extended families for the annual celebration of Grandparents' Day.
"See You at the Pole," Pine Tree Hill Elementary School (PTHS) third-grader Jacob Harris told fellow students Nov. 26 on his way to leading a time of prayer for Thanksgiving. Students used the time to say what they are thankful as Jacob led the 10-minute session, something he also did in 2012.
Amanda Harris, a fourth grade teacher at Jackson School, is the 2013-14 Reading Teacher of the Year. The Kershaw County Reading Council named Harris its teacher of the year during its annual recognition program at Pine Tree Hill Elementary School. Each school in the district had the opportunity to nominate a reading teacher of the year who submitted an application to be critiqued by an external judge.
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